“I needed to support the heavy lens whilst sitting in a moving Land Rover"

Close-up of elephant's eye
(Image credit: Graham Borthwick)

Entitled "So Blue", photographer captured this stunning close-up of an elephant's eye from a moving vehicle. He talks to us about how the photo was taken, and why it works…

1. Isolated view

Graham Borthwick portrait
Graham Borthwick

Graham is an action and sports photographer based in the Cotswolds, England. He has an eclectic mix of imagery which he says is a result of exploring his style while seeking out as many opportunities as he can to capture the beauty of life


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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.